Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Weekly Challenge #22 - Father's Day

 With Father's Day coming up, I already have my standard plan in place.   I'll make my dad's favorite Strawberry Pie, hope I can find some nice fresh sweet corn & tomatoes for his favorite dinner, and I'll make him some sort of nautical Father's Day card.  
My parents honeymooned in Fort Lauderdale and ended up renting an apartment and staying for more than a year.   A few years (and 2 kids) later, they returned to Fort Lauderdale.  Dad's return lasted for 30 years!   I remember our house had lots of jars of seashells and paintings of boats.  We even had a table fashioned like a boat propeller.
So when I learned that we'd be featuring the "Anchored" line from Authentique as well as the "Float My Boat" stamp set from Lawn Fawn, I knew this combination would be perfect for my dad.
For today's card, I used three different patterns of paper from the "Anchored" paper line.  I was going for a vintage look, so I edged all the pieces with Chestnut Roan chalk ink from Clearsnap.   I think my favorite part of the card is the "ahoy" sticker, which also came from the "Anchored" collection.   Dies for the ovals and anchor are from Spellbinders.
Also submitted for these challenges:
SCS Sketch SC490
Eureka Stamps Father's Day 
Incy Wincy Designs Something for a Guy 
Squigglefly Father's Day 
Cards Galore Encore Anything Goes 
Ladybug Crafts Boys and/or Dies 
Really Reasonable Ribbon Masculine & Using a Fiber/Ribbon 
Amusing Challenges Father's Day w/o Digi 
Lacy Sunshine Punches or Dies 
Corrosive Challenges Anything Goes 
Pumpkin Spice Blog Summer 
We Do Doobadoo Different Shapes  (ovals & rectangles)

Happy Stamping!


~amy~ said...

super cute, love the nautical theme

Vickie Y said...

Love your nautical card! Great for Father's Day

by belle said...

Great card Kim! I just love the navy and white!!

Cheryl Caldwell-Nyboer said...

Love this!!

Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week.

Tamie said...

Awesome Father's Day creation. Loving your layout, colors and sentiment. Thank-you for joining us at the CardsGaloreEncore Challenge #5 Digi or Stamp.


Tamie said...

Awesome Father's Day creation. Loving your layout, colors and sentiment. Thank-you for joining us at the CardsGaloreEncore Challenge #5 Digi or Stamp.


D- said...

I LOVE your card. It turned out just prefect.
Thanks for sharing.
Crafty hugs,

karalschuknecht said...

Great guy card, I love the papers. Thanks for joining us this week for our "Father's Day Challenge." Come back to join us again and good luck.
Karal Eureka Stamps DT

Holly Young said...

Wonderful manly card! Love the texture! Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge this week!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Great card, I like the design. and the colours, Thanks for playing along with us at We Do Doobadoo this time, Good Luck.
Kevin xx

JoAnn V. (http://joboogie.typepad.com) said...

What an awesome card! I love what you did with that anchor!


Cindy Groh said...

I love this card. It is such a perfect male card. May I post a link to your card on my Manly Monday blog post? It's a post where I showcase masculine cards for my readers. Let me know if you want your card in the Monday post and I'll send you a link to it after it goes live. My email is grohcm at gmail dot com. Send a link with an email so I can find your card again.

dragonllew said...

Great card thanks for joining us at Incy Wincy this week.
Jenny x

Teresa said...

Really cute card and what a neat story about your dad. I hope he loves his card :) Thank you for sharing it with us on the RRR challenge this month!

Cheryl Walker said...

Perfect Fathers Day card! Thank you for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbon for our challenge!

Anonymous said...

What a great take on the challenge. Thanks for playing along with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

Regan said...

Wonderful nautical and masculine card! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge!

Mary Marsh said...

This is a great fathers day card-I saw it over on the Manly Monday blog post